Browse by Subject: History
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This book details how African American women used lessons in basic literacy to crack the foundation of white supremacy and sow seeds for collective action during the civil rights movement.
People Power: History, Organizing, and Larry Goodwyn's Democratic Vision in the Twenty-First Century
Featuring contributions from leading scholar-activists, this book demonstrates how the lessons of history can inform the building of new social justice movements today.
This volume examines the political ideas behind the construction of the presidency in the U.S. Constitution, as well as how these ideas were implemented by the nation’s early presidents.
This book examines the complexities of life for African Americans in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley from the antebellum period through Reconstruction, showing how enslaved and free African Americans resisted slavery and supported the Union war effort in a borderland that changed hands frequently during the Civil War.
Reaching from Texas to Florida and featuring a diverse array of voices from the past 100 years, this collection of environmental writing about the Gulf South region enriches how we understand the relationship between people and the rapidly changing ecology of the Gulf.
Countering assumptions that the West African colony of Liberia was an endpoint in the journeys of the free people of color who traveled there, Robert Murray reveals that many Liberian settlers returned repeatedly to the United States, and he explores the ways this movement shaped the construction of race in the Atlantic world.
This inspirational history of KSC explores man’s attempts to conquer the final frontier from Von Braun to the Space Station. With 97 b&w illustrations.